Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition Pre-Orders Open, Shipping March 30

You will no longer have to be an astronaut to get your hands on Microsoft’s latest hardware development. Microsoft opened up pre-orders for HoloLens development kits yesterday. Priced at $3,000, the development kit will ship to qualified developers who are part of the Windows Insider program in the US and Canada on March 30th. Development kits will ship out in waves occurring every two to th...

Alan Wake’s Return Trademarked by Remedy Entertainment

With Remedy Entertainment’s Quantum Break recently going gold it seems that they may already be looking forward to their next project. A trademark filing by Remedy Entertainment for “Alan Wake‘s Return” has been discovered in Europe. Currently it is unknown whether or not any announcements will come from this information nor is it known whether or not it will simply be a re...

Xbox Newsbeat: February 26, 2016

The Microsoft press event for Xbox One and Windows 10 was today, but things are hush-hush until next week. In the mean time, this week’s Xbox Newsbeat is about Halo 5: Guardians, Rocket League, and more. New Halo 5: Guardians Free Content Detailed as Hammer Storm Launches Today Halo fans have asked, and 343 Industries will be delivering! A PvE mode based on Warzone will be coming. It will be...

Xbox Subdomain for Steam Seeing Active Development ahead of Microsoft Press Event

Ahead of today’s Microsoft press event for Xbox One and Windows 10, some eagle eyed redditors have spotted some active development occurring on xbox.steampowered.com. It is important to note that this subdomain has existed for several years. However, there is a possibility that today’s press event may hold some sort of partnership between Valve and Microsoft. There is a variety of thin...

Xbox Newsbeat: February 19, 2016

This week’s Xbox Newsbeat has updates on Xbox One, Rocket League, Halo, and more. Updates Rolling Out This Month: See Who’s in a Party, Gamerscore Leaderboard, and More As you may have noticed, another system update is rolling out on the Windows 10 Xbox app and Xbox One today and tomorrow. This update is focused on improving social functions on Xbox, such as seeing who is in a party and a ne...

Quantum Break Development Complete, Goes Gold

It appears that the time-bending Quantum Break will be able to nail its latest release date. Developer Remedy Entertainment’s co-founder Sam Lake announced through Twitter with a rather large bottle of champagne that Quantum Break has gone gold, meaning that it is all set for its upcoming release for the Xbox One and PC on April 5th. Gone GOLD #QuantumBreak @remedygames pic.twitter.com/ClINo...

Xbox Newsbeat: February 12, 2016

It’s a crazy week this week on the Xbox and Windows 10 front. This week’s Xbox Newsbeat is crammed full of news from Quantum Break, Rocket League, and more. Quantum Break Coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 on April 5 Huge news for PC gamers this week. Remedy confirmed the swirling rumours that their upcoming game Quantum Break will receive a Windows 10 version. The game will launch on b...

Xbox Newsbeat: February 5, 2016

It’s a busy week for Microsoft in Australia this week on Xbox Newsbeat. We’ve got Jarryd Hayne appearing at the Microsoft Store Sydney, the Halo World Championships Regional Finals this weekend, and more. Aussie Sporting Icon Jarryd Hayne to Appear at Microsoft Store Sydney This Saturday Get a taste of the crazy NFL Super Bowl celebrations that happen every year in the US at the Micros...

Xbox Newsbeat: January 29, 2016

January is almost over, which means some big releases are just around the corner. This week’s Xbox Newsbeat brings us new Games for Gold titles, the Tom Clancy’s The Division beta, Rise of the Tomb Raider on PC, and more. February’s Games with Gold are Here! This month’s four free games for Xbox Live Gold members is a pretty varied bunch. Action RPG Hand of Fate will be available...

Xbox Newsbeat: January 22, 2016

This week’s Xbox Newsbeat has new updates from Xbox One, Tom Clancy’s The Division, and Halo 5: Guardians. New Features Arrive on Xbox One Preview and Xbox Beta App A new build of the Xbox experience rolled out for Xbox One Preview members today along with an updated Xbox Beta App for Windows 10 on PC and mobile. The updated Xbox experience makes it easier to connect with friends and a...

Microsoft Announces New Education Tools for Minecraft and OneNote

Microsoft announced two new products that will help people learn. The wildly popular sandbox game Minecraft has been used in classrooms to teach skills to students using a game they are already playing the game at home. One teacher in the US taught her third grade class about trading economies and non-renewable resources during a Minecraft based project. To bring Minecraft-based education to more ...

Xbox Newsbeat: January 15, 2016

Things are starting to heat up on the news front again. This week’s Xbox Newsbeat brings news on the Halo World Championships Regional Qualifiers, Homefront: The Revolution, and more. Stan Available Now on Xbox One Stan is a movie and TV streaming service in Australia. It offers HD quality streams of the latest hits like American Sniper and Inside Amy Schumer for $10 a month. A Stan app for ...

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